Celebrity Mansions in South Florida

South Florida MansionsOn the opposite side of the country from Beverly Hills, South Florida houses a surprising number of celebrity homes. Many of the mega-mansions in South Florida are home to A-list actors, musicians, and famous athletes.

Here are a few of our favorite mansion-owning celebrities in South Florida.

LeBron James – Coconut Grove, Florida

When LeBron James was signed to the Miami Heat in 2009, he bought a mansion in Coconut Grove for $9 million, which qualifies as one of the top 5 most expensive houses owned by NBA players. LeBron’s home features:

  • 10,000 square foot main residence
  • Stunning waterfront view
  • Personal wine cellar
  • Home theater
  • Dock (accommodates two 60-foot yachts)
  • Infinity pool

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson – Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Dwayne Johnson built his $5 million mega-mansion (which he dubbed “Pietra D’oro” or golden stone) just west of Fort Lauderdale. After nearly two years of building, the 13,700-square-foot residence was ready for move-in in the summer of 2014. Check out Johnson’s mansion amenities:

  • Five bedrooms
  • Six-car garage
  • World-class gym
  • 2.5 acres of land in Broward Country
  • Located in upscale Landmark Ranch Estates neighborhood

Matt Damon – Miami Beach, Florida

Before he became Jason Bourne, world famous actor Matt Damon purchased two Miami Beach adjacent lots in 2005. After leveling some of the existing structures, Damon custom-built his 10,000-square-foot house. Here are a few of the house’s features:

  • Seven bedrooms
  • Guest house for 2
  • World-class movie theater
  • Luxurious spa-like bathrooms
  • View of downtown Miami
  • View of Biscayne Bay

Shakira – Miami Beach, Florida

After 12 years, the Latin pop star is selling her Zen-inspired mansion for almost $15 million. Shakira originally bought the 8,300-square-foot residence for $3.3 million in 2001. A few of our favorite amenities include:

  • 7 ½ bathrooms
  • Six bedrooms
  • Hardwood pool deck
  • Large dock
  • State-of-the-art kitchen
  • Gorgeous view of Biscayne Bay

Bill Gates – Palm Beach County

After a few years of renting mansion homes in Wellington, Florida for the equestrian seasons, Bill Gates finally bought his own property for $8.7 million. Bill and Melinda Gates’ daughter spends winter months in Florida for the Winter Equestrian Festival. The house features:

  • 7,230-square-foot main house
  • 4 acres of pastures
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • 2 barns with room for 20 horses
  • Equestrian show jumping training grounds

If you happen to be shopping the market for luxury homes here’s everything we have on our A-List.

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